Discount retailer Family Dollar has appointed Colin McGinnis as senior vice president of store operations support, store development and procurement.

The company, which has more than 7,400 stores, said McGinnis will report to Barry Sullivan, executive vice president of store operations.

McGinnis joined Family Dollar eight years ago as a regional vice president and was named vice president of store operations support and process improvement in 2006.

"Through Colin's leadership and store operations experience we intend to improve how we take care of our stores and our team members," said Sullivan.